The Deale Genealogy and Family Tree Page

Welcome to the Deale Family page at Surname Finder, a service of Genealogy Today. Our editors have compiled this checklist of genealogical resources, combining links to commercial databases along with user-contributed information and web sites for the Deale surname. As additional sources for vital records, original documents, vintage photographs and surname-based DNA projects are discovered, this page is updated to offer the best list for researching Deale ancestry. Share this page on Twitter!

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The Deale Family Tree

It is important to remember that there is no single Deale family tree, as last names were assigned to people for various reasons. We are often asked, How do I begin my Deale family tree? and you might be surprised at the answer.

Best Tree Collections for Discovering Deale Ancestors

Deale Genealogy

Keep an open mind when searching through Deale records. Years ago many people were unable to read and write, thus a given ancestor's name could be spelled in a variety of ways depending on who recorded it. If you want to know How can I locate old newspapers for Deale research?, then read this frequently asked question.

Top Five Genealogy Databases to Search for Deale

Vital records are essential for family history research because they were typically created at or near the time of the event, making the record more reliable. There are currently count of matching Deale records matching Deale records at Ancestry.com! Start exploring this online Deale family history resource today.

Death Records

Military Records

Origins of the Deale Surname

There are no clear, concise answers to why or how one of your Deale ancestors took on the surname. It may have been based on their occupation or a distinguising physical trait. Keep in mind that it was not unusual for a last name to be altered as an ancestor entered a new country.

Deale DNA Projects

While DNA testing cannot conclusively tell you if two Deale ancestors were related, it can easily prove if they weren't. Be sure you understand what types of research issues each different DNA test can address before you spend any money. If you're not sure how DNA testing could aid your Deale research, read "When do you use DNA?".

Deale Family History

There is more to exploring your Deale ancestry than just gathering a bunch of names and dates. Understanding where your ancestors lived, how they were employed, and what they did for fun, may give you a better appreciation of your heritage. Whether you are a beginner or expert genealogists, knowing Where can I find a biography of my Deale ancestor? is always useful.

Photo Collections

Networking with Deale Researchers

When it comes families and genealogy research, it's important to remember that different people may have different information: some may even have inherited one-of-a-kind family documents or photos, and the best way to connect with these family members is by posting a message board query -- often in the process of collaboration, you can build a more complete picture of your ancestor or ancestral family. The article "The Art of Posting Queries" provides some valuable tips for posting successful Deale queries.

You may also want to consider posting a query to the Community Message Boards at Genealogy Today to get assistance from other researchers on your most elusive Deale ancestors.

Deale Achievements & Celebrities

Did you know that Deale was the 38254th most popular surname in the 1990 census of the United States?

Web Sites & Blogs with Deale Research

If you are having difficulty locating records for the last name of Deale, contact the folks at ProGenealogists for a free research estimate. You may also find it helpful to read, "When, Why and How to Hire a Professional Genealogist."

RootsWeb search of US Naturalization Records
RootsWeb search of Obituary Daily Times
RootsWeb search of Social Security Death Index

To recommend your web site/blog for inclusion on this page, please submit a link to the user-contributed directory at Genealogy Today. Your web page may appear once its content has been reviewed by our editors.

Upcoming Deale Family Reunions

Pedigree charts and family group records are important genealogical tools, so bringing or creating on site a big family pedigree (or family tree) is sure to draw attention; at the same time, have plenty of blank family group sheets available for individual families to complete and submit to go into a "Deale family record book," which you can then digitize and share -- you can then bring the physical book back to the next reunion, adding new families each time. The article "A Great Way to Unite a Newly-Found Family" may provide you with tips for hosting a successful Deale reunion.

See Also

Teale   Diele   Deala   Deali   Dealo   Dealy   Deal   Eale  

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Surname Finder, The Deale Genealogy and Family Tree Page [on-line resource], New Providence, NJ, USA: Genealogy Today LLC, 2018.

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